Wednesday, 25 January 2012
: Caulfield Guineas winner Helmet is the star attraction among 113 entries for the $750,000 Australian Guineas at Flemington on March 3.
Photo by Racing and Sports
The Caulfield Guineas winner is seto make his Australian farewell in the Group One event before he is transferred to Europe via the Dubai international carnival.
Helmet, who will continue his preparation with a jump out on Friday at Flemington, has not raced since finishing unplaced as favourite against older horses in the W.S. Cox Plate last October.Helmet
is one of seven Guineas entries from the Peter Snowden stable. Snowden is chasing his first Guineas win after finishing runner-up with Bullbars in 2011.
Snowden has also entered G1 winner Benfica, Victoria Derby runner-up Induna and the promising Galah, winner of the G3 Carbine Club Stakes over the Flemington 1600m trip on October 31.
Victoria Derby winner Sangster
and Crown Oaks winner Mosheen
are both nominated while Victoria's premier trainer Peter Moody has 12 entries including Caulfield Guineas placegetter Huegill
and unbeaten three-year-olds Le Societe
and Moment Of Change
Danny O'Brien, who won the Guineas with the filly Shamrocker in 2011, has four entries including Decircles
, an impressive first-up second at Flemington last Saturday.
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